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Carlisle United boss Graham Kavanagh praises his side's performance after their 1-0 win over Swindon Town.
A goal from Gary Madine saw Carlisle United secure three points at Brunton Park by beating promotion chasing Swindon Town by a goal to nil.
- Carlisle United 1-0 Swindon Town
- East Fife 1-1 Stranraer
- Clyde 0-3 Annan Athletic
- Sterling 2-1 Berwick Rangers
In other results Stranraer drew with East Fife in Scottish League One to keep them in the play off places, and in Scottish League Two Annan Athletic continued their own play off push with a three nil victory over Clyde, while Berwick Rangers lost to Stirling.
Carlisle United's players are confident of beating relegation, despite being in the drop zone with just seven games left to play.
Midfielder and former captain Paul thirlwell says the squad have what it takes to survive.
Carlisle drew 0-0 at home to fellow relegation-strugglers Shrewsbury earlier tonight.
The result leaves them 21st in League One, just inside the relegation zone. The Blues have now gone eight league games without a badly-needed win.
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Carlisle United boss Graham Kavanagh will come face to face with his former boss Greg Abbott when Carlisle United take on Notts County.
The pair have a good relationship and remain in regular contact, but they've suspended their friendship until after the relegation battle match between two sides fighting for their lives in League One.
Greg Abbott will return to Brunton Park for the first time since being sacked as manager last September. His new club Notts County are currently marooned at the bottom of the league. Simon O'Rourke looks ahead to the game.
Carlisle United Manager Graham Kavangh insists that although the match was a nil-nil draw they were the better team.
Carlisle United are now just one point above relegation after a nil-nil draw at home against Stevenage.
Despite a number of chances at goal the home team couldn't find the net and the game ended in a draw.
Stevenage are just a point and a place behind 20th-placed Carlisle in the table.
– Graham Kavanagh, Carlisle United Manager
"I thought it was a great performance, I thought we had everything bar the goal.
"We were the more energetic team, we were the team that was always on the front foot, we took the game to the opposition.
"We created loads of chances but we just couldn't put the ball in the net."
Port Vale have already changed the course of Carlisle United's season once. Their victory in Cumbria late last year spelled the end of Greg Abbott's time in charge.
Tomorrow an injury-hit Carlisle team are down in the Potteries for the return fixture, with boss Graham Kavanagh confident that his side can get the results they need in the coming weeks to secure their future in League One.
Ryan Dollard reports.
Graham Kavanagh speaks to ITV Border about how his club is still looking to bring in new players to strengthen the squad.